Quick Start

by Sep 1, 2017
Final 1 2 3 T
Gavilan (1-0) 25 25 25 3
Solano (0-1) 17 20 22 0
Final 1 2 3 T

Napa (0-2)

10 15 14 0
Gavilan (2-0) 25 25 25 3
The Gavilan College Volleyball team began the 2017 season up in Fairfield, playing in the Solano College Classic facing Napa Valley College and host Solano College. The Rams came away with a pair with 3 set sweeps, first defeating Solano 25-17, 25-20, 25-22 followed by 25-10, 25-15, 25-14 victory over Napa Valley.
Against Solano, the Rams were led offensively by freshman Sarah Weiby (Gilroy H.S.) with 10 kills followed by sophomore Haley Leifheit (San Benito H.S.) and freshman Kaitlyn “Juice” Viray (Christopher H.S.) with 8 kills apiece. Sophomore setter Christa Arroyo (Christopher H.S.) dished out 15 assists, while freshman Greyson Gilroy (Monte Vista Christian H.S.) had 14 assists of her own. On the defense was freshman Mikeila Banda (Notre Dame H.S.) with 12 digs, with Viray 6 digs and Arroyo 5 digs chipping in.
In the second match of the day, it was freshman Katia Dizon (Anzar H.S.) leading the way offensively with 7 kills. Freshman Lexi Chavarria (San Benito H.S.) chipped in 5 kills of her own. Arroyo once again led the way with 16 assists followed by with Gilroy 11 assists. Arroyo also led the defensive side with 9 digs, with Banda and Dizon right behind with 8 digs.
With their effort in both matches, Leifheit and Banda were both awarded All-Tournament team. This is the third straight year the Rams have gotten off to a 2-0 start. Gavilan will next play in the prestigious Delta College Tournament in Stockton starting Friday and ending on Saturday. This tournament year in and year out is the toughest tournament in Northern California, where as many as 12 perennial playoff teams will be participating. The Rams are scheduled to play Santa Rosa Junior College to start the tournament Friday afternoon.
Game Leaders
Gavilan vs Napa Valley
Kills:Dizon 8
Assists:Arroyo 16
Digs:Arroyo 9
Blocks:Chandler/Clonts 1
Aces: Chandler 3
Team Stats
Gavilan
Hitting %:.170
Assists: 30
Digs: 33
Blocks:3
Aces: 5
Full Stats
Game Leaders
Gavilan vs Solano
Kills:Weiby 10
Assists: Arroyo 15
Digs: Banda 12
Blocks: Finley 5
Aces: Finley/Viray 2
Team Stats
Gavilan
Hitting %: .253
Assists: 34
Digs: 32
Blocks: 13
Aces: 5
Full Stats